Zimbabwe Economic Statistics and Indicators
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Economic Indicators For: Zimbabwe › Change country
National or Regional Currency: US Dollar, US$
Year of data: 2014 › Change year
Number of Indicators Listed: 31
Full Dataset: From Year 1980 to 2019
Date of Last Update: 17th March 2015
Population: 13,771,721 ; note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality, higher death rates, lower population growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2014 est.)
Area: total: 390,757 sq km ; land: 386,847 sq km ; water: 3,910 sq km
Natural Resources: coal, chromium ore, asbestos, gold, nickel, copper, iron ore, vanadium, lithium, tin, platinum group metals
Capital: name: Harare ; geographic coordinates: 17 49 S, 31 02 E ; time difference: UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
Zimbabwe's economy is growing despite continuing political uncertainty. Following a decade of contraction from 1998 to 2008, Zimbabwe's economy recorded real growth of roughly 10% per year in 2010-11, before slowing in 2012-13 due poor harvests and low diamond revenues. The government of Zimbabwe faces a number of difficult economic problems, including infrastructure and regulatory deficiencies, ongoing indigenization pressure, policy uncertainty, a large external debt burden, and insufficient formal employment. Until early 2009, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe routinely printed money to fund the budget deficit, causing hyperinflation. Dollarization in early 2009 - which allowed currencies such as the Botswana pula, the South Africa rand, and the US dollar to be used locally - ended hyperinflation and reduced inflation below 10% per year, but exposed structural weaknesses that continue to inhibit broad-based growth.
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GDP (Constant Prices, National Currency) for Zimbabwe in year 2014 is US$ 11.976 Billion.
GDP (Current Prices, National Currency) for Zimbabwe in year 2014 is US$ 13.739 Billion.
GDP (Current Prices, US Dollars) for Zimbabwe in year 2014 is US$ 13.739 Billion.
GDP Deflator for Zimbabwe in year 2014 is 114.718 (Index, Base Year as per country's accounts = 100).
GDP Per Capita (Current Prices, US Dollars) for Zimbabwe in year 2014 is US$ 1,036.05 .
GDP (PPP), US Dollars for Zimbabwe in year 2014 is US$ 26.877 Billion.
GDP Per Capita (PPP), US Dollars for Zimbabwe in year 2014 is US$ 2,026.78 .
Investment (% of GDP) for Zimbabwe in year 2014 is 13.703 %.
Inflation, Average Consumer Prices (Indexed to Year 2000) for Zimbabwe in year 2014 is 61.419 (Index, Base Year 2000 = 100).
Inflation, End of Year (Indexed to Year 2000) for Zimbabwe in year 2014 is 61.805 (Index, Base Year 2000 = 100).
Population for Zimbabwe in year 2014 is 13.261 Million .
General government revenue (National Currency) for Zimbabwe in year 2014 is US$ 4.014 Billions.
General government total expenditure (National Currency) for Zimbabwe in year 2014 is US$ 4.248 Billions.
Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency) for Zimbabwe in year 2014 is US$ -0.234 Billions.
Fiscal Year Gross Domestic Product, Current Prices for Zimbabwe in year 2014 is US$ 13.739 Billions.
Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Zimbabwe in year 2014 is US$ -3.857 Billion.
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Data Sources: IMF, World Bank, UN, OECD, CIA World Factbook, Internet World Statistics, The Heritage Foundation and Transparency International